ShootMania at GamesCom 2012

From 15th to 19th, ShootMania Storm will be at Gamescom in Köln (Germany), the world’s largest traid fair and event high light for interactive games and entertainment.


On August 15th, ShootMania will be part of Ubisoft press conference dedicated to online and esport line up.

During this conference, 2 top teams will play a showmatch on ShootMania Storm Elite mode, which will be shoutcasted by the famous Joe Miller.

The 2 top teams are:


Epsilon BF3 team. They recently won the DreamHack summer 2012 (Sweden), the Gathering LAN (Norway) and they ended first at three ESL Go4BF3 Finals at a stretch this year.


  • Erik “2Easy” van Hoorn (Ger)
  • Tom “Morte” Kerbusch (NL)
  • Sergi “Winghaven” Torras (Es)

n!faculty css team: the team won the 4PL Cup 2012, placed 3rd in the ESL Major Series Season 10 and became runners-up in the ESL Pro Series Spring Season 2012 and belongs to the Top2 of germanys Counter-Strike Source teams. They are representing n!faculty, a german traditional club, which belongs to the oldest and most successful esport clubs in germany (founded in 1999).


  • Azmican “asmo” Berberoglu (Ger)
  • Benjamin “qk-Mantis” Oberlein (Ger)
  • Steffen “ste”Gronemann (Ger)


The conference will be available on VOD on August 16th around 3pm there:

On Thursday 16th and until Sunday 19th, the show will be opened to everyone with a lot of events on ShootMania.


This summer ESL has organised the largest european tournament happening on ShootMania Storm: the Op3n ShootMania Gamescom tournament.

Offline qualifier

Thursday 16th August, 16 teams will be competing in the last qualifying round live at Gamescom, on the Shootmania ESL Zone. The top 4 teams will qualify for the Finals.

Nvc from Dignitas team (En), Tim Krause (Ger) and Zerator (Fr) will be shoutcasting the final qualifying round. Everyone can connect to the live streaming here:, starting at 12am (CEST).

Op3n ShootMania Finals

Friday 17th, the best 8 teams will compete to become ShootMania Storm’s first European Championship team. These finals will be played at the ShootMania booth in ESL zone, starting at 11am (CEST) and will be shoutcasted by nvc from Dignitas team (En), Tim Krause (Ger) and Zerator (Fr).

The top 3 winning  teams will share a cash prize of 6000€ and will receive hardware from Razer. For more information about razer:

Free hands-on all weekend at ShootMania booth with Pro-gamers

On Saturday and Sunday, ShootMania booth in ESL zone will be opened to everyone. The Elite 3v3 mode will be available to all gamers and will be presented by the German Team ESC from the famous Unreal Tournament.  Martin Kunze (RoxXx), David Volkenborn (reqDy) and Carsten Weber (Raptor) pro-gamers from ESC Team will be there for coaching visitors and playing with them. ShootMania Goodies (tee-shirts, badges, posters) will be distributed.


ShootMania Storm will be featured on Ubisoft booth from Wednesday 15th to Sunday 19th of August.

ShootMania Storm will be the ONLY online First Person Shooter that ALL consumer attendees can play (hands-on) due to German laws on game age ratings.

ShootMania Storm Hands-on

The ShootMania booth will be handled by the famous Drakonia team, making a special journey from France. In addition, on Saturday and Sunday attendees will be able to play with German pro-gamers from ShootMania Epsilon team starring: Rouven “ScHiScH” Falkewit, Lukas “basH” Stauffenberg and Stefan “schocky” Berends. These three players have shown their skill in ShootMania tournaments over the past few months and will be playing the Op3n ShootMania Tournament on Thursday. ShootMania Goodies (tee-shirts, badges, posters) will be distributed.

Op3n ShootMania Finals live broadcasting and award ceremony

The Op3n ShootMania Finals will be broadcasted live at the Ubisoft booth stage and shoutcasted by Max Molitor (CSS Caster – and Azmican Berberoglu (CSS Pro Player n!faculty).

  • 4:30pm (CEST): Little Final
  • 5:30pm (CEST): Grand Final
  • 6:30pm (CEST): Award ceremony


ShootMania Storm will be featured on Razer booth (Hall 9, Stand B-041) showcasing Joust and Elite modes.

ShootMania will be displayed on Schenker/XMG booth in ESL area (Hall 8) featuring ShootMania free-for-all modes.


TrackMania² Canyon will be also at GamesCom with the n!faculty TM2L tournament at Hall 10, Booth D051 and E050 where you’ll find the following matches :

  • 13:00 CET – Semi-Final #1 – Lik3D vs. Amok
  • 14:00 CET – Semi-Final #2 – hal.ko vs. BX3
  • 16:00 CET – Match for Place 3
  • 17:00 CET – Final

A livestream will be available at this address: